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Consumer Awards – Vote Now!

We have been nominated for BEST BUTCHER at the Stirling Business Awards! We are delighted and very proud to be nominated by the public for this category. And as a finalist we are also considered for consumer awards so this is where you come in… If you love our products and service please show your support by voting for Thomas … Continued

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Madras Style Roast Lamb

Ingredients 900g-1.3kg/2-3lb lean half lamb leg joint or half shoulder Salt and freshly milled black pepper 75ml/5tbsp prepared Madras curry paste, or similar 90ml/6tbsp natural yogurt 45ml/3tbsp freshly chopped coriander leaves To Cook Medium: 25 minutes per 450g/1lb plus 25 minutes To Cook Well Done: 30 minutes per 450g/1lb plus 30 minutes Method Preheat the oven to … Continued

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Lamb and Broccoli Bake

Ingredients 1kg/2.2lb cooked roast lamb, cubed 375g/12oz broccoli, cut into florets or small pieces, or any vegetable mix 25g/1oz butter 25g/1oz plain flour 600ml/1pint milk Salt and freshly milled black pepper Pinch ground nutmeg 15ml/1tbsp sunflower oil 1 small onion, peeled and finely chopped 75g/3oz fresh or dried breadcrumbs 30ml/2tbsp freshly chopped flat-leaf parsley 30ml/2tbsp … Continued

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Minty Lamb Chops with Cheesy Sauté Potatoes

Ingredients 8 lean Thomas Johnston lamb cutlets or loin chops Salt and freshly milled black pepper 675g/1½lb waxy potatoes, cut into large chunks, skin on 1 large fresh rosemary sprig 60ml/4tbsp mint jelly, stirred well 10ml/2tsp sunflower oil 50g/2oz mature Cheddar cheese, grated 15ml/1tbsp freshly chopped flat-leaf parsley Method Preheat the grill to medium. Boil … Continued

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LOVE LAMB WEEK 2018

Source: AHDB Beef & Lamb “Love Lamb Week, was started by Cumbrian sheep farmer Rachel Lumley in 2015.  The week (1-7 September 2018) is an industry-wide initiative involving the Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB), the National Sheep Association (NSA), the National Farmers’ Union (NFU), Red Tractor, HCC in Wales, LMC Northern Ireland and QMS in Scotland.” … Continued

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Sloppy Joe Pizza Breads

Ingredients 500g lean mince from Thomas Johnston 350g jar tomato and chilli pasta sauce, or any tomato based pasta sauce you like 1 baguette 2 x 125g balls mozzarella, drained and torn small handful basil, torn Method Heat a large frying pan and crumble in the mince. Fry over a high heat for 8 mins until … Continued

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Lemon & Oregano Chicken Traybake

Ingredients 500g new potato, thinly sliced 2 tbsp olive oil 6-8 Thomas Johnston chicken thighs, skin on 8 shallots 100g bacon lardon 1 lemon, sliced into wedges 5 oregano sprigs 100ml white wine (see tip below) 200ml chicken stock Method Heat oven to 220C/200C fan/gas 7. Tip the potatoes into a large shallow roasting tin, drizzle with 1 tbsp of … Continued

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Lean Lamb Hot Pot

Ingredients For the filling 700g well-trimmed lamb leg meat (or leg steaks) 2 tsp sunflower oil 2 medium onions, peeled and thinly sliced 5 medium carrots, peeled and thickly sliced (about 300g prepared weight) 3 tbsp plain flour 600ml lamb stock, made with 1 lamb stock cube 1 tbsp fresh thyme leaves or ½ tsp … Continued

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NEW Chinese & Indian Sauces

Avoid waiting ages for your local takeaway delivery and make your own takeaway complete with our new sauces. Just add to beef, lamb or chicken for a delicious curry. We’ve got Madhuban Balti, Korma, Hot Madras and Tikka Masala. Or try Chinese Curry Sauce and add the Salt & Pepper seasoning to your chips! Mmmmmmm!

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Summer BBQ Boxes

BBQ season is finally here!!! Pick up this mouthwatering box packed full of the finest meat and flavours from your local butchers! Treat your friends, family and neighbours to this delicious BBQ Box from Thomas Johnston this summer for £50. Included: 2 x 200g sirloin steaks 2 x 200g ribeye steaks 6 x beef and caramelised … Continued

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